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Certificate IV in Mental Health

CHC43315

  • Build the skills to work in the mental health industry as a support worker with this Certificate IV in Mental Health (CHC43315)
  • Work placement gives you valuable real-world experience & exposure to various roles in the mental health sector
  • No entry requirements

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At a glance

Study mode

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Online

Provider

OTEN – Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)
Career Opportunities
  • Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker
  • Mental Health Outreach Worker
  • Mental Health Rehabilitation Support Worker
  • Mental Health Support Worker
Recognition

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards

Prerequisites

None

Location

Online

Work placement

160 hours in total

Course length
Self-paced (e.g. 14 hrs a week = finish in 1 year, 9 hrs a week = finish in 18 months). Maximum 18 months.
Study mode

Online

Assessment
By assignment + work placement
Start date

Enrol anytime.

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Provider
OTEN – Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)
Why SEEK Learning?

Start with a course, end with a career.

Our expertise and understanding of the job market means SEEK Learning is your go-to for advice on the right course for your career.

Payment options

12-month interest free payment plan

Terms & conditions apply

No deposit, and pay no interest for the first 12 months.
Pay over time by making weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments.

or Upfront payment

Course price $3,995 AUD

Prerequisites

There are no entry requirements for this course. You can enrol no matter what level of education or work experience you have.

What you'll learn

Become trained in:

  • Supporting and protecting children and young people
  • The principles of recovery-oriented practice
  • Communication techniques to build and maintain relationships
  • Supporting people with co-existing mental health and AOD issues
  • Assess promote and review emotional and physical well-being

Work placement

This course includes 160 hours of professional work placement at an approved community service organisation. You will need to arrange your own work placement.

The industry experience gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

Course structure

15 units

Cluster 1

  1. CHCLEG001 - Work legally & ethically

  2. HLTWHS001 - Participate in work health & safety

  3. CHCPRT001 - Identify & respond to children & young people at risk

Cluster 2

  1. CHCMHS002 - Establish self-directed recovery relationships

  2. CHCMHS003 - Provide recovery oriented mental health services

  3. CHCMHS004 - Work collaboratively with the care network & other services

  4. CHCCOM002 - Use communication to build relationships

Cluster 3

  1. CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people

  2. CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

Cluster 4

  1. CHCMHS005 - Provide services to people with co-existing mental health & AOD issues

  2. CHCMHS011 - Assess & promote social, emotional & physical well-being

  3. CHCAOD001 - Work in an alcohol and/or drugs context

Cluster 5

  1. CHCMHS007 - Work effectively in trauma informed care

  2. CHCMHS008 - Promote and facilitate self-advocacy

  3. CHCCCS003 - Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide

Support and delivery

When you study online with OTEN, you can:

  • Study from anywhere, when it suits you best.
  • Graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.
  • Get comprehensive support from teachers via phone and email.
  • Access course materials online.
  • Interact with teachers and fellow students via platforms like virtual classrooms, forums and video calls.

OTEN's online courses can also be referred to as distance education. Some hard-copy course materials and assessments may be accessed or submitted via post.

Payment options

There are 2 ways you can pay for this course:

1. 12-month interest free payment plan

Pay for your course over time by making weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments.

This flexible payment plan requires no deposit, and you pay no interest for the first 12 months.

2. Upfront payment

You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

To understand more about payment options or find out if you’re eligible for a funding entitlement, contact a SEEK Learning Consultant.

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